Preparing for Tomorrow

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Preparing for Tomorrow by Mano Sekaram, CEO & Co- Founder, 99X Technology @ the Java Colombo 2nd Anniversary Meetup

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  • I want to split my presentation in to 2 parts , one to discuss the “ trends in the industry with a Srilankan context the other to talk about what the Industry’s expectation of a young graduate when he joins a company , what should be his profile.
  • Need to understand basic computer language principlesPosses good solid background knowledge on software designing and object oriented design concepts.Programming languages get outdated very quickly. You can be a Java expert today, but if some ground braking technology becomes the industry trend tomorrow you will in be trouble.Mastering concepts will help you to understand and grasp any technology when you need to switch between languages.So focus on getting your foundation properly setup by learning concepts and not languages
  • 2 most important days in your life the day you born and the other ….. Not the day you are going to die … or got married
  • Preparing for Tomorrow

    1. 1. “Preparing for tomorrow” Mano Sekaram CEO & Co-Founder of 99X Technology
    2. 2. © 2014 All Rights reserved. What is the lesson ?
    3. 3. Understanding concepts
    4. 4. © 2014 All Rights reserved Who is this guy ? Who is this ?
    5. 5. © 2014 All Rights reserved Roger Bannister On May 6, 1954, Roger Bannister ran the first sub-four-minute mile in recorded history. The 25-year-old native of Harrow Hill, England, completed the distance in 3:59.4 at Oxford
    6. 6. © 2014 All Rights reserved. You get what you Believe What is the lesson ?
    7. 7. Who is this ?
    8. 8. Who is this ?Who is this ?
    9. 9. Darius of Persia
    10. 10. Alexander the Great
    11. 11. © 2014 All Rights reserved The Battle of Issus
    12. 12. © 2014 All Rights reserved What is the Lesson ? 5 : 1 outnumbered Quality of his people Logistic Support Tools and weapon were better Tactic and strategy
    13. 13. © 2014 All Rights reserved. Lesson Learnt Its not the size that matters , But …. How effectively you are
    14. 14. © 2014 All Rights reserved. A Legend
    15. 15. © 2014 All Rights reserved. lesson 1 –from the Legend Customers are willing to pay Significant Premium if you deliver true Value
    16. 16. © 2014 All Rights reserved. lesson 2 –from the Legend Being Technical is not good enough you need to be good Salesmen
    17. 17. Communication
    18. 18. © 2014 All Rights reserved Who is this ?
    19. 19. © 2014 All Rights reserved. John Resig is an Application developer He was a JavaScript tool developer for the Mozilla Corporation. He is the creator and lead developer of the jQuery JavaScript library John Resig
    20. 20. © 2014 All Rights reserved He was not a leader but made a difference
    21. 21. © 2014 All Rights reserved. Lesson Learnt You Don’t Need a Title to be a “Leader “ Leaders without Titles
    22. 22. © 2014 All Rights reserved. Sanath & Kalu
    23. 23. © 2014 All Rights reserved. Game Changers You need to be a Game Changer
    24. 24. © 2013 All Rights reserved. 99XTechnology When you love what to do you will overcome almost any challenges and ease
    25. 25. © 2013 All Rights reserved. 99XTechnology Higher Purpose
    26. 26. © 2014 All Rights reserved Question you need to ask yourself ? Are you seeing the big picture ? Making a Difference ? And Creating value for customers/community ?
    27. 27. © 2014 All Rights reserved Thank You

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